Sonerila wallichii



Sonerila wallichii Benn., Pl. Jav. Rar. 215. ;



Benn. Pl. Jav. Rar. 215 ; leaves pinnate-nerved ovate acute, capsule short subcampanulate glabrous crowned by a prominent white margin, seeds with raised points and the raphe moderately excurrent on one side towards its top. Triana in Trans. Linn. Soc. xxviii. 77. S. Rheedii, Wall. Cat. 4096 ; W. & A. Prodr. 321. S. acaulis, Beddome in Trans. Linn. Soc. xxv. 216.
South MALABAR GHATS. COCHIN, Johnston ; ANAMALLAYS, Beddome ; BABABOODUN HILLS, Law.
Leaves from 1/2 to 5 in. often broad or cordate at the base sometimes acute, minutely denticulate or entire, usually puberulous and also with a few scattered hairs ; petiole 0-2.1/2 in. Peduncle 1-8 in. ; flowers 3-17, crowded, subumbelled ; pedicels glabrous. Petals 1/4 in., elliptic, acute, mauve. Anthers not greatly elongate. Capsule 1/16-1/10 in. exclusive of the margin, shorter than the pedicel.
(From The Flora of British India (1879) from IBIS Flora)



Images by Anurag N. Sharma, Validation by  A.G. Pandurangan (Inserted by J.M.Garg)  

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ANMAR29/49 Sonerila wallichii (Please validate) : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6)

Family: Melastomataceae
Date: September 2014
Place: Chikamagalur, Karnataka
Habit: Herb
Diagrams, Herbarium, Key and Descriptions of S. wallichii from the Digital Flora of Karnataka.
Really a very good find ... wait for validating comments !!
Thank you sir. The only thing I thought differentiated this from Sonerila scapigera was the presence of hair on the leaves whereas S. scapigera should have glabrous leaves.
Sonerila species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available) 
The photograph you have sent is confirmed as Sonerila wallichii  which is distributed in the Western Ghats fall in the districts of Chikamagalur, Udippi, Shimoga, Dhakshina Kannada  etc.  It is rarely distributed in Kudajadhri hills, Where the deity is located around 1000 m  ASL.

Images by TSP Kumar, Identification by  Anurag N. Sharma (Inserted by J.M.Garg) 

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234-Herbaceous plant for identification. : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Submitting images of a herbaceous plant for identification
Date/time:13-9-2014/ 3-00 PM
Location: Bababudangiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1500msl
Habitat: Wild  
Habit: Herb
Sonerila wallichii


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Requesting id of kodachadri plants 4 : 7 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)
Requesting for identifying a flowering plant.
photographed at Nagodi village, Kodachadri ranges, shimoga district, Karnataka
Sonerila primuloides (Melastomataceae) ?
Sonerila primuloides is the call from me
I could not find on net that Sonerila primuloides is found in India.
Pl. assist.
For me it appears like images of Sonerila wallichii Benn. 




Images by Binu Thomas, Identification by E.S. Santhosh Kumar (Inserted by J.M.Garg) 

Id-frm kerala : Attachments (1)- 7 MB. 5 posts by 5 authors.
Any body pls check it.
Looks like a Sonerila sp. (Melastomataceae).
Sonerila wallichiana
I could not find any match for Sonerila wallichiana on google search.
I think there is some mistake here.
There is one species i.e. Sonerila wallichii
Sorry, ... is correct, it is Sonerila wallichii



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